Megaton Musashi Season Two Previews New Key Visual, Begins Airing October 7

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A new key visual has been released for the second season of Megaton Musashi. The new season is scheduled to broadcast on October 7, 2022. 

The second season will see an increase in new developments and elements that will improve upon the story of the first season. The first season aired during the Fall 2021 anime season and is part of a multimedia project that includes an RPG, toys, and comics. The anime series can also be streamed for free on the LEVEL5ch YouTube channel.

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Additionally, a special edition of Megaton Musashi’s first season has been airing since July 8, 2022. The special edition features new footage and improvements for the series. 

Game designer Toshihiko Kuriaki is credited with the concept art for Megaton Musashi. Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino is credited as the anime’s chief director, original creator, and series scriptwriter. Other staff members include Shigeharu Takahashi (Youkai Watch Jam – Eiga Youkai Gakuen Y: Neko wa Hīrou ni Nareruka) as director, Takuzou Nagano (Megaton Musashi game) as the original character designer, Yuuji Ikeda (Inazuma Eleven: Orion no Kokuin) as character designer, and Kenichirou Saigou (Youkai Watch) as music composer. OLM is handling the animation production for the series. 

Meanwhile, the voice cast consists of Toshiki Masuda as Yamato Ichidaiji, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Ryugo Hijikata, Souma Saitou as Teru Asami, Kouki Uchiyama as Reiji Amemiya, Sumire Morohoshi as Jun Kirishima, Megumi Han as Momoka Saotome, Ayumu Murase as Kota Akutagawa, and Yuuki Kaji as Takumi Kindaichi. Other cast members include Ayana Taketatsu as Yuuka Nishino, Mariya Ise as Sayaka Minami, Miyuki Sawashiro as Queen, Yumiri Hanamori as Haruki Kitane, Aoi Yuuki as Aoi Hoshino, and Kazuhiro Yamaji as Genta Ibuse.

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The story takes place on Earth where 99.9% of humans have been wiped out by an extraterrestrial threat. As dangerous aliens carry out terraforming, an endangered humanity is forced to retreat into shelters. The inhabitants of Shelter Ixia have their memories of the invasion erased and live peacefully in ignorance. However, among the inhabitants are “chosen ones” who become pilots of a robot called Rogue. With their new weapons to battle against the aliens, a new pilot is recruited to the fight. 

Source: Megaton Musashi Official Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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